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Vale

Member of UN Global Compact

Headquarters in Brazil

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Vale was known as Companhia Vale do Rio Doce (CVRD) until Nov 2007.  For items about the company prior to Nov 2007, see our website section on Companhia Vale do Rio Doce.

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21 February 2019

Swedish pension fund cuts Vale from portfolio after Council on Ethics recommended exclusion following dam collapse

Author: Rachel Fixsen and Nick Reeve, Investment & Pensions Europe

Swedish state pension buffer fund AP1 has begun selling SEK407m (€38.6m) worth of equities and bonds of Brazilian mining company Vale, after the AP Funds’ Council on Ethics recommended the exclusion the company from the AP funds’ portfolios....

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20 February 2019

Tailing dam facilities one of most common & high-stake risks to communities & environment

Author: Responsible Mining Foundation

[Tailing dams ramin] inadequately addressed by many mining companies... and present some of the most common and most high-stakes risks to workers, communities and environments in the vicinity of mine sites......

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19 February 2019

Brazil: Prosecutor arrests employees of Vale & German auditing firm for knowingly disguising dam weaknesses

Author: Eduardo Simões & Marta Nogueira, Reuters

"Brazil arrests eight Vale employees in alleged cover-up in dam disaster", 15 Feb 2019...

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19 February 2019
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Author: Claus Hecking, Spiegel Online

'TÜV Süd erklärte Damm für sicher - trotz Bedenken eines Prüfers', 18 Feb 2019...

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12 February 2019
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Mientras siguen reportándose casos de ataques y asesinatos de personas defensoras del ambiente, de los derechos humanos y líderes comunitarios, la Defensoría del Pueblo planteó la urgencia de realizar una audiencia defensorial para que el Estado...

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12 February 2019

After Brumadinho, Vale should be de-listed from the UN Global Compact, say civil society groups

An international group of civil society organizations submitted today a request for the exclusion of the Brazilian mining company Vale from the United Nations Global Compact, the largest network for corporate social responsibility in the world.......

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12 February 2019
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Author: Stephen Eisenhammer, Reuters

Dem brasilianischen Bergbauriesen Vale war das erhöhte Risiko eines Damm-Einsturzes nach Reuters-Informationen bereits Monate vor der tödlichen Katastrophe in seinem Bergwerk bewusst. In dem internen Bericht vom 3. Oktober 2018, den die...

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12 February 2019
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  Grupo internacional de entidades da sociedade civil ingressou em 12 de fevereiro com pedido de exclusão da mineradora brasileira Vale do Pacto Global da ONU (Organização das Nações Unidas), a maior rede de responsabilidade social corporativa do mund...

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12 February 2019

Brazil: After Brumadinho, Vale should be de-listed from the UN Global Compact, say civil society groups

An international group of civil society organizations submitted on 12 February a request for the exclusion of the Brazilian mining company Vale from the United Nations Global Compact, the largest network for corporate social responsibility in the worl...

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6 February 2019

Brazil court tells Vale to halt its largest Minas Gerais mine

Author: Reuters

"Brazil court tells Vale to halt its largest Minas Gerais mine", 4 February 2019...

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